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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 171–194.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of “philosophical poetry” was thought dangerously radical not solely because of its content but because of the compound logic of its form. Effecting a more perfect union of scientific reason and the poetic imagination, Darwin's philosophical poetry conjoins as poetry the aesthetic and political aims of his work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 June 1945
... on Communication 6. Rhetoric or: The Art of Apply- ing Reason to Imagination for the Better Moving of the Will. By KARL R. WALLACE.Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1943. Pp. ix + 277. $5.00. Professor Wallace’s purpose in this volume is to collect the rhe- torical ideas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 17–46.
Published: 01 March 1994
... in the Fourteenth Century (1991). He is a longtime admirer, but not a close relative, of William K. Wimsatt Jr. Rhyme/Reason, Chaucer/Pope, Icon/Symbol James I. Wimsatt ince Chaucer and Pope made the most celebrated uses of decasyl- Slabic couplets in English, the comparison...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 323–338.
Published: 01 September 1944
...W. K. Wimsatt, Jr. Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 ONE RELATION OF RHYME TO REASON ALEXANDER POPE By W. K. WIMSATT,JR. I The view of rhyme which I wish to discuss in this essay has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 581–586.
Published: 01 December 2014
...). He is completing one book on Descartes and his age, another on rethinking the Renaissance as part of long continental and oceanic intercultural exchanges, and an edited collection on Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o. The Matter of Mind: Reason and Experience in the Age of Descartes . By Braider...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 489–500.
Published: 01 December 1946
...J. Raymond Berby Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 THE PARADOX OF FRANCIS JEFFREY: REASON VERSUS SENSIBILITY By J. RAYMONDDERBY Jeffrey’s identifiable reviews and surviving letters reveal incon- sistencies that suggest conflict...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 94–96.
Published: 01 March 1975
...Philip Metzidakis Victor Ouimette. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Yale Romanic Studies, Second Series, 24, 1974. xvii + 237 pp. $12.50 Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 94 KEVIEWS Reason Aflame...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 195–198.
Published: 01 June 1980
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (2): 202–208.
Published: 01 June 1985
...Evelyn Birge Vitz John V. Fleming. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984. xii + 196 pp. $20.00. Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 REVIEWS Reason and the Lover. By JOHN V. FLEMING.Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984. xii + 196...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 356–369.
Published: 01 September 1969
...John Sutherland Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 WIT, REASON, VISION, AND AN ESSAY ON MAN By JOHN SUTHERLAND To argue that the Essay on Man is witty, in Pope’s own sense of that term, must seem far less controversial than...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Virgil Nemoianu © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.1-03Nemoianu.ak 6/1/00 2:26 PM Page 41 Hating and Loving Aesthetic Formalism: Some Reasons Virgil Nemoianu he present essay starts from deeply felt concerns and deals...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 177–191.
Published: 01 June 1967
...Rachel Mayer Brownstein Copyright © 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 BYRON’S DON JUAN: SOME REASONS FOR THE RHYMES By RACHELMAYER BROWNSTEIN Badly educated traveler that he is, Byron’s Don Juan must find language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (3): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Thomas DiPiero Beginning in the mid-seventeenth century, thinkers in various disciplines evoked birds and other animals that appeared able to talk to make points about language use and human reason and identity. Talking birds initially allowed philosophers to draw parallels between language...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 153–174.
Published: 01 June 2010
...” or degraded version of periodization; perhaps for this reason, it is also the perfect narrative mode for the present's historical self-consciousness. Ellis's novels American Psycho and Glamorama expose the contradictory link between the ephemeral details of consumer life and the essence of a single, self...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 407–427.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Christina Lupton This article explores two sets of convergences: one between skeptical and commonsense philosophies in the eighteenth century, and the other between poststructuralist and eighteenth-century philosophies. It argues that all of these forms of reasoning share an interest in the paper...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 433–451.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the periphery are shaped by complex pasts that they are not well placed to comprehend. For historical reasons, peripheral societies lack the institutions and practices required for an adequate grasp of modernity’s profoundly disruptive effects. The globalizing forms of colonialism and capitalism diverted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 13–27.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., and literary reasons for the formation of a literary canon, and to a degree literary production is inseparable from cross-cultural (re)production. The literary canon appropriates and is also appropriated by translations. Many modern Chinese literary concepts derive from translations, especially of Western...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 437–459.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Paul H. Fry Harold Bloom in his “anxiety of influence” phase is often thought to insist on an intertextual dynamic that is ahistorical. This view might seem to be confirmed by comparison with the text of Bloom's “strong precursor,” T. S. Eliot's “Tradition and the Individual Talent.” The reason...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 September 2018
... this debate arose. The article points out that the real reason for this debate is not that there are different understandings of Miller’s term the end of literature but that Chinese academics have become dissatisfied with and anxious about the increasingly marginal status of literature. This debate has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 373–396.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the production and consumption of texts. Circulation has been turned into a “widespread cultural ideal” and remains one of the least examined stipulations of literary study. For these reasons, reconsidering its role in literary study is essential. The eighteenth century was a vital period for the creation...